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Ma Filipino babe
Additional title: On a warboat from Manila steaming proudly o'er the foam [First line of song]
Additional title: She's ma Filipino baby, she's ma treasure and ma pet [First line of chorus]
Harris, Chas. K. (Charles Kassell) (1864-1930) (Composer)
Harris, Chas. K. (Charles Kassell) (1864-1930) (Lyricist)
Clauder, Jos. (Joseph) (1853-1913) (Arranger)

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1899

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1899
Copyright Date: 1899
Place: Milwaukee ; New York
Publisher: Chas. K. Harris
Library locations
Music Division
African American sailors
Campaigns & battles -- Philippines -- Manila -- 1890-1899
Filipinos -- 1890-1899
Weddings -- Philippines
Sheet music
Content: Cover illustration by Frank Parker features an elaborately dressed lady holding a decorated fan.
Content: On cover: Sunday World's new music album continued, of great original songs.
Content: Supplement to the New York Sunday World, November 12, 1899.
Statement of responsibility: words and music by Chas. K. Harris ; arr. by Jos. Clauder.
Physical Description
Extent: 4 p. ; 33 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 0ec3cf40-c595-012f-81fb-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1864: Creator Born
  • 1899: Copyright date
  • 1899: Issued
  • 1930: Creator Died
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Ma Filipino babe" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1899.

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Ma Filipino babe" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed December 7, 2016.

APA Format

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Wikipedia Citation

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Ma Filipino babe